As a small company, we don't even have an IT Department, so just even bringing up questions that we should be asking that we're maybe not asking, or even thinking about from the IT perspective. I mean from the finance side we get that because we have a bunch of financial people. But even . . . from the smallest thing like how long we archive emails or something like that - that's all part of SOX compliance.
Hollywood’s most famous life science startup,Jurassic Park, encountered exactly the kinds of catastrophes you might expect from any big-budget disaster flick. “We have all the problems of a major theme park and a major zoo,” says Samuel L. Jackson, “and the computer's not even on its feet yet.” By the end of the movie, the lone IT guy sabotages the computer systems, goes missing, and half the cast gets eaten by dinosaurs.
While we haven’t seen Velociraptors running around the offices of any of our clients (yet), new companies often come to us with IT problems that could easily have been avoided . . . (read more)